STA, 17 August 2018 - Slovenia's leading insurance group, Triglav, posted a net profit of EUR 30m in the first half of the year, a drop of 17% compared to the same period last year, while consolidated gross written premiums rose by 5% to EUR 574.8m.
British fans live down to their reputation.
According to numerous local media reports, six of the estimted 650 British fans were arrested before the game to prevent violence. Pepper spray was also used to control the Rangers supporters, with one woman taken to hospital after inhaling it, although she was later released in good condition. Another British man was arrested in the stadium and then taken to hospital because of 'health problems and extreme drunkeness'
STA, 16 August 2018 - The average monthly gross wage in Slovenia in the first half of the year was EUR 1,658 or 3.6% more than in the same period last year nominally, and 2% higher in real terms. The average net wage was at EUR 1,076, which was 3.1% and 1.5% higher year-on-year in nominal and real terms, respectively.
STA, August 17 2018 - Parliament appointed Marjan Šarec prime minister-designate on Friday. The political novice on the national stage, who is forming a minority government consisting of five centre-left parties supported by the Left, was backed in a 55:31 vote.
STA, 9 August 2018 - Tugo Štiglic, a director and screenwriter, whose list of films includes the iconic 1980s coming-of-age duology Poletje v Školjki (A Summer in a Sea Shell), has been picked to receive the Badjura life-time achievement award at the outset of the 21st Slovenian Film Festival in September.